Jersey Boys and Off-Broadway Stars Slated to Launch NYC Marathon in Song Nov. 5

News   Jersey Boys and Off-Broadway Stars Slated to Launch NYC Marathon in Song Nov. 5 Broadway's Jersey Boys will be among the theatre stars helping to launch the 37th Annual ING New York City Marathon.

Michael West — currently starring in Off-Broadway's Forbidden Broadway: SVU — will sing "America the Beautiful" to start the Wheelchair Races. I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change star Amy White will then offer "God Bless America" for the Women's start (at 9:35 AM). And, for the official 10 AM start, Jersey Boys will perform their take on the national anthem.

The five-borough event — which includes more than 37,000 runners — will be broadcast live exclusively on NBC for five hours, starting at 9 AM.

For more information on the event, visit ingnycmarathon.org.

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